Horvat’s Shootout Goal Sends Canucks Past Canadiens 6-5
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Bo Horvat scored the shootout winner and the Vancouver Canucks overcame Tyler Toffoli’s hat trick and beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-5. Horvat put a shot between the legs of Montreal goalie Carey Price to make the Canucks winners in their home opener. Horvat and Brock Boeser each finished with two goals and an assist for Vancouver in regulation. Tyler Motte also scored and J.T. Miller had three assists. In addition to Toffoli’s scoring, Jesper Kotkaniemi had a goal and an assist and Brendan Gallagher scored his first of the season in the loss.